Davie Simmons grew up near Kamuni Creek, an Amazonian paradise in Guyana. As proprietor of Uptown Veg Juice Bar, he’s perfected the art of creating delicious Caribbean beverages using tropical super fruits.
Chimere Ward brings her Caribbean-American and Southern cultural traditions into the Clean Plate Co. Clean Plate's Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese is available at Whole Foods Harlem. Learn more at cleanplateco.com.
Lifelong Harlemite Vy Higginsen developed Mama’s One Sauce, a marinade "colored by the music of Harlem." A percentage of each sale will benefit Mama Foundation for the Arts, a nonprofit that provides free arts training to Harlemites.
Chef Mohan and Leticia share their passion for authentic island flavors. LoLo's Seafood Shack serves coastal comfort foods of the Cape. Learn more at loloseasfoodshack.com or visit Lolo's at 303 W 116th St.
Miguel Martinez wants multicultural men to enjoy shaving without the fear of razor bumps, razor irritation, and harmful ingredients. That's Smoooth products are formulated with only natural, organic ingredients. See more at ultimateshavingexperience.com.
Born in Nigeria and raised in a West African community in New England, Yemisi knows how to straddle two cultures. Her social enterprise brings West African flavors to the U.S. and benefits farmers in Nigeria.
Brothers Dominic, Nicholas and Daniel couldn't find good chocolate in the U.S. Growing up among the cacao trees of Trinidad and Tobago had spoiled them. Now it's their turn to spoil American chocolate lovers.